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Rock Funeral Home

1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA

OBITUARY

Romeo G. Lacombe Jr.

July 9, 1929July 6, 2019
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Romeo G. Lacombe Jr, age 89 of New Bedford passed away in his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Carreiro) Lacombe.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Romeo G. Lacombe, Sr., and Josephine (Bell) Lacombe. Romeo was a lifelong city resident and he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at Nabisco as a truck driver for over 40 years.

Romeo loved his family dearly, as family was everything to him. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Makin of New Bedford and Gail Machado and her husband David of New Bedford; a step-son, Roger Pincince and his wife Ann of MN; two sisters, Claire Hazell and Rita Andrade both of New Bedford; ten grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, Laurie, Audrey, Jessica, Shawn, Kristine, Pamela, Greg and Kimberly; 15 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late William Lacombe.

His funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 8:30AM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rockfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, July 10, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, July 11, 2019

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Donna Cardoza-Doyle

July 8, 2019

I will always remember Uncle Ronnie smiling. He was such a sweet man. I loved going to visit with my Mom and Sister when I was a kid..
I’m so sorry for your loss cousins Donna and Gail.
Praying for you all,
Donna (Roses daughter)

Richard Dube

July 7, 2019

To the family of Romeo we give our deepest condolences.
Romeo was my co worker at Nabisco who was a caring man to his co workers. Lots of laughs!
R.I.P.

Cheryl Pacheco

July 6, 2019

Shawn and Summer I send my heartfelt sympathies. I will keep your grandpa in my prayers. I enjoyed meeting him. He was just so grateful to Summer and you. May he rest in peace.
Sincerely , Cheryl Pacheco and family

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Biography

Romeo G. Lacombe Jr, age 89 of New Bedford passed away in his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Carreiro) Lacombe.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Romeo G. Lacombe, Sr., and Josephine (Bell) Lacombe. Romeo was a lifelong city resident and he proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was employed at Nabisco as a truck driver for over 40 years.

Romeo loved his family dearly, as family was everything to him. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

He is survived by two daughters, Donna Makin of New Bedford and Gail Machado and her husband David of New Bedford; a step-son, Roger Pincince and his wife Ann of MN; two sisters, Claire Hazell and Rita Andrade both of New Bedford; ten grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, Laurie, Audrey, Jessica, Shawn, Kristine, Pamela, Greg and Kimberly; 15 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late William Lacombe.

His funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 8:30AM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary’s Church, Tarkiln Hill Road, New Bedford, MA. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rockfuneralhome.com